The pre-conference “Climate Mis/Disinformation in a Post-Factual Era” is hosted by IAMCR’s Political Communication Research Section in collaboration with the MediaFlows research group. We expect the pre-conference to serve as a meeting point for expanding on IAMCR’s debates on the challenges that inhabiting the planet pose to Political Communication, with a focus on environmental accountability.

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Saturday, 8 July 2023

09:00 – 18:30

Science Po Lyon, 1 rue du Professeur Charles Appleton Room N°2.02 at the “Bâtiment Pédagogique”, Lyon, France

Abstract submission deadline
05 May 2023

Preliminary programme


09:00 – 09:45
Keynote Speaker: James Painter
University of Oxford, UK

09:45 – 11:15
Panel 1: Far-Right and Populism

11:15 – 11:30
Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00
Panel 2: Political Elites

13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:15
Panel 3: Identifying Mis/Disinformation

15:15 – 16:30
Panel 4: Activism

16:30 – 16:45
Coffee Break

16:45 – 17:30
Keynote Speaker: Anabela Carvalho
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Casual Drinks

Conference Dinner

Participation and registration

The pre-conference welcomes original and state-of-the-art contributions that broaden the theoretical and/or empirical understanding of climate change mis/disinformation, populism, and vested interests in a post-factual world as well as a variety of methodological approaches.

View the Climate Mis/Disinformation in a Post-Factual Era call for papers for more information.


The pre-conference has a registration cost of €35.